Second Annual World Risk Day Supported By Industry-Leading Organizations

May 14th Virtual Summit receives support from major global risk management and project management organizations

Online PR News – 09-May-2013 – Fairfax County, VA – World Risk Day 2013, the second annual awareness day focused on the importance of effective risk management, has received the support of an impressive roster of leading risk and project-focused organizations from around the world. Supporters include the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), G31000 the Global Institute of Risk Management Standards, the Major Projects Association (MPA), CG/LA Infrastructure, ALARM – the UK Public Risk Management Association, Risk Management Monitor, the Project Management Institute – Arabian Gulf Chapter (PMI-AGC), and Active Risk. A full list of supporters may be found here:

Taking place on May 14, 2013, the second annual World Risk Day will provide a global forum for business leaders to share insights and best practices. Supporters participate in World Risk Day by contributing to the World Risk Day Resource Center, blog, social media debate and Virtual Summit.

The World Risk Day Virtual Summit is a free event consisting of a series of webinars for project managers, risk professionals and business executives. Speakers are drawn from a wide range of leading risk and project management organizations. This year’s Virtual Summit theme is “Shattering the Project Myth”. Attending Virtual Summit webinars earns Category B Professional Development Units (PDUs) for Project Management Professionals (PMPs), as certified by the Project Management Institute.

To learn more about World Risk Day, register for the Virtual Summit webinars, and download a pack about how your organization can get the most from the day, please visit or email

About World Risk Day
Founded in 2012, World Risk Day is an independent awareness day focused on the opportunities that come from taking smarter risks. This year’s event, with the theme “Shattering the Project Myth,” will feature a free Virtual Summit, an online resource center, and social media discussion, creating a global forum for business leaders to share best practices on how taking smarter risks drives project outcomes, and ultimately, profitability within organizations.

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